First time director Pucis effectively sets up the conflict between heroism and self-preservation in the face of an all-seeing invader in this black-and-white docudrama set in 1945. In the wake of the second Soviet occupation, rural Catholic priest Antons Juhnevics helps local men escape forced conscription in the oppressor's army by hiding them on the church grounds. The danger and the tension build to a showdown in the snowy woods, as the ruse is prolonged with fateful consequences.
Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war.
Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.